‘Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes’ Sets Premiere Date For May 2024 [TRAILER]

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The next installment in the “Planet of the Apes” franchise, titled “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes,” is set to debut on May 24, 2024. This movie picks up the storyline years after the events of the previous film, “War for the Planet of the Apes,” where Caesar, the central character, met his end.

“Kingdom” shifts its focus to Caesar’s son, Cornelius, who must protect his father’s teachings from being twisted to enslave other primates. The cast includes Owen Teague as Cornelius, along with new additions such as Kevin Durand, Freya Allan, William H. Macy, and Peter Macon.

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Directed by Wes Ball and featuring a screenplay by Josh Friedman, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, and Patrick Aison, “Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” is the latest addition to this globally popular franchise. The movie’s production took place between October 2022 and February 2023, with Wes Ball providing a glimpse of the behind-the-scenes process.

This film explores a world where apes have risen to dominance, while humans struggle to survive. The “Planet of the Apes” franchise, originating from a novel by Pierre Boulle, has seen continued success, amassing over $1.7 billion at the global box office.

“Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes” promises to continue the legacy of the series, blending established talent with fresh perspectives. It’s a film that engages with thought-provoking themes and cutting-edge visual effects, maintaining the franchise’s reputation for captivating storytelling.

Mark your calendars for May 24, 2024 and check out the trailer below.

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